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Thoughts on IPPT

The Singapore Armed Forces has announced the new Individual Physical Proficiency Test, which comprises 3 stations instead of the old 5 stations. Simply sit-ups, push-ups (not even pull-ups), and the 2.4km run. 841 more words

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A 3-day army adventure

Hello guys, I’m back after three days of intense trainings. In case you are wondering why I booked into tekong for only three short days, it was because we were told to take leave for some graduation ceremony. 750 more words

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Nation (re)Building in the "United States"

 This is what I have to say about the “immigration issue” … Let’s keep the immigrants and deport the politicians!

This is just one of the PO’d comments my friend made during the course of a discussion that checked off a long list of problems facing our country.

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The Political Series

National Service Pre-Enlistee Tips (Or How To Beat the Paperwork, Sorta)

I do sincerely apologize for not having posted lately.  It wasn’t my intention to fall off the grid with such stunning speed and efficiency.  However, I have had an interesting few weeks attempting to sort through tons of documentation and paperwork in preparation for my enlistment (which  859 more words

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BMT Graduation Parade

This morning, my family and I woke up quite early (no sleeping in on a Sunday? Ridiculous!) to get to The Float @ Marina Bay (aka the floating platform) to attend the 02/14 BMT Graduation Parade. 560 more words

General Life

My NS Experiences (V) - Booking in and booking out

Let’s put things straight, booking in means going back to tekong camp from Singapore and booking out means going back to Singapore from tekong camp. Easy to understand right?  842 more words

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My NS Experiences (IV) - Food at Tekong

In case some of you were wondering, on my first day in tekong, I had a chicken drumstick for lunch and a couple of other leafy vegetables. 334 more words

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